This week’s host, Monica Grant, reads an article from the March 2022 issue of Latitude 38 Sailing Magazine. Hear 85-year-old Jack van Ommen’s story of his third shipwreck.
This episode covers everything from sailing the world to surviving shipwrecks. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:
- What was the worst shipwreck Jack’s experienced?
- How do you sail around the world at 80 years old?
- What does Richard Spindler have to do with this story?
- How did Jack enjoy Cuba?
- Did the Coast Guard help him?
- Where is Fleetwood now?
- How could this shipwreck have been prevented?
- What is the exchange rate in Cuba?
Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/march-2022/#62.
Check out the episode and show notes below for much more detail.
- Fleetwood Lost on Cuban Reef (Latitude 38 Verbatim)
- [0:22] Welcome to Good Jibes with Latitude 38
- [0:27] Monica Grant
- [0:32] Subscribe to Latitude 38 at Latitude38.com
- [0:42] Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/march-2022/#62
- [0:45] Jack van Ommen
- “Fleetwood Lost on Cuban Reef” by Jack van Ommen
-  Barrier Islands
- [2:42] COVID-19
- [2:53] Richard Spindler
- [3:58] Coast Guard
- [4:37] Did you know every month you can get your copy of Latitude 38 delivered directly to your mailbox? Subscribe at Latitude38.com/Subscriptions
- [6:04] GPS Tracker
- [6:21] Panama Canal
- [6:41] Hemingway Marina
- [8:19] Check out the Latitude 38 Bookstore here for books recommended by Good Jibes guests
- [8:23] Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/march-2022/#62
- [8:29] Make sure to follow Good Jibes with Latitude 38 on your favorite podcast spot and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts
- [8:35] Got a great sailing story to submit? Do so at [email protected]
- [8:38] Subscribe to Latitude 38 at Latitude38.com
- [8:44] Email [email protected] to advertise on this podcast or in Latitude 38 sailing magazine
- [8:54] Check out the December 2022 issue of Latitude 38
- Theme Song: Pineapple Dream by SOLXIS
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